MONDAY

RED STICK FLY FISHERS PROGRAM: 7 p.m., Louisiana Room, Wildlife & Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Joe Kahler (225) 892-4352. Website: rsff.org.

PUBLIC HEARING/STATE MANAGEMENT OF RECREATIONAL RED SNAPPER: 6 p.m., Embassy Suites, 4914 Constitution Avenue, Baton Rouge. Call (225) 228-7164. Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meeting.

TUESDAY

GMFMC AD HOC RED SNAPPER CHARTER-FOR-HIRE ADVISORY PANEL MEETING: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m., Gulf Council office, 4107 West Spruce Street, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida. Webinar at gotowebinar.com.

THURSDAY

JUNIOR SOUTHWEST BASSMASTERS BANQUET: 7 p.m., state Wildlife and Fisheries headquarters, Quail Drive, Baton Rouge. Call Jim Breaux (225) 262-0929.

HUNTING SEASONS

See 2018-2019 Louisiana Hunting Pamphlet for bag limits, shooting times, other restrictions & state WMA season dates.

CONSERVATION ORDER: Through Dec. 14, statewide. Limited to take of blue, snow and Ross' geese only. No daily nor possession limits. Hunters allowed to use electronic calls and shotguns capable of holding more than three shells.

DUCKS: Coastal & West zones, Dec. 15-Jan. 20, second split.

DUCKS: East Zone, Dec. 15-Jan. 27, second split.

CANADA GEESE: Dec. 15-Jan. 31, second split, statewide but closed in portions of Cameron and Vemilion parishes.

GEESE: Dec. 15-Feb. 10, second split, specklebelly, blue, snow & Ross’ species, statewide.

SNIPE: Dec. 15-Feb. 28, statewide, second split.

DOVES: Dec. 16-Jan. 14, third split, North and South zones.

WOODCOCK: Dec. 18-Jan. 31, statewide.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Dec. 30, State Deer Area 7, with/without dogs, either-sex take allowed.

RAILS/GALLINULES: Through Jan. 2, statewide.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 6, State Deer Areas 1, 3, 4 & 8, with/without dogs, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 6, State Deer Area 10, still-hunt only, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 13, State Deer Area 2, with/without dogs, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 20, State Deer Area 6, with/without dogs, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/MODERN FIREARMS: Through Jan. 20, State Deer Areas 5 & 9, with/without dogs, bucks only except “doe” days Dec. 9 & Dec. 22-23.

DEER/ARCHERY: State Deer Areas 3, 7, 8 & 10, through Jan. 15. Through Jan. 31, State Deer areas 1, 2 & 4, either-sex take allowed.

DEER/ARCHERY: Through Feb. 15 (either sex), State Deer Areas 5, 6 & 9.

SQUIRREL & RABBIT: Through Feb. 28, statewide private lands & selected wildlife management areas.

QUAIL: Through Feb. 28, statewide, private lands only.

AROUND THE CORNER

DEC. 17—RED STICK FLY FISHERS FLY-TYING SESSION: 7 p.m., Conference Room B, Goodwood Library, Baton Rouge. Call Sydney Dobson (225) 892-1613. Website: rsff.org.

DEC. 18—LAFAYETTE KAYAK FISHING CLUB MEETING: 6 p.m., Pack and Paddle, 601 E. Pinhook, Lafayette. Call (337) 232-5854. Website: lafayettekayakfishing.com.

FISHING/SHRIMPING

OPEN SEASONS: Recreational all groupers except goliath & Nassau groupers in state/federal waters.

CLOSED SEASONS: Recreational greater amberjack, red snapper and gray triggerfish seasons state and federal waters. Except recreational red snapper season open to state-permitted wounded/disabled veterans in state waters through Dec. 31.

SHRIMP: Fall inshore season open in all state inside waters.

Email: jmacaluso@theadvocate.com